Wednesday, 23 September 2015

IELTS General Training - Writing Task 1 (Letters of Application)

Dear Sir/Madam,

PARAGRAPH 1: Reason for writing
I am writing with regard to your advertisement..
I am writing to apply for the post/job/position of/ which I saw advertised in.....

PARAGRAPH 2: Qualifications/training/previous experience/skills/qualities
For the past year I have been working as....
I graduated in 2015 with a degree in....
I am organised, a team player, work well under pressure...

FINAL PARAGRAPH: Closing remarks
Please contact me regarding any queries you may have.
I look forward to hearing from you in due course.
I enclose my CV and would be glad to attend an interview at a time convenient to you.

Yours faithfully,

Benjamin Wood

IELTS General Training - Writing Task 1 (Letters of Invitation)

Dear Belinda,

PARAGRAPH 1: reason for writing (to invite)
I'm writing to invite you to...
I'd love it if you could come to...
We're organising a.... and would love it if you could come.

PARAGRAPH 2: details/directions
In case you don't know the way, I'll give you some directions.
Here are a few directions so you don't get lost.

FINAL PARAGRAPH: closing remarks
Look forward to seeing you then.
I hope you'll be able to make it.
Please let me know as soon as possible if you are able to come.



IELTS General Training - Writing Task 1 (Letters of Complaint)

Dear Sir/Madam,

PARAGRAPH 1: reason for writing
I am writing to complain about/regarding/because of/on the subject of.....
I am writing to you in connection with......

PARAGRAPH 2: complaints and justification
Although I have only used the washing machine once, it no longer works. I have called your shop twice but you have not taken any action.

FINAL PARAGRAPHsuggested actions to be taken. Closing remarks
I assume you will replace the washing machine. I hope the matter will be resolved promptly.

Yours faithfully,

Angela Gordon